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Wookie Cookies for Your Favorite Valentine

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:00

When it comes to finding the meaning of love on Valentine’s Day, Chewbacca said it best, “RRWWWGG.” Translated that could mean: “Do you want some fresh baked cookies?” or “I’m looking for passage to the Alderaan system.” Who knows? Let’s pretend it’s the former. Either way, love and friendship go hand in and hand, and nothing says "I love you" more than cookies. These buttery brown sugar cookies are frosted and covered in...

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4 Cute Movie-Character Cards That Say I Love You

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:00

In honor of St. Valentine’s Day, I combined my love of movies for the family with my love of, well, love — to create these fun, crafty valentines. Each one portrays an iconic movie duo, coupled with quotes from their films. Feel free to share with family, friends, crushes or classmates – or get inspired to make your own! Supplies needed, printable templates and handy tips are included for each.  Olaf & Elsa from Frozen This pair has had their...

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6 Movies for a Valentine's Family Date Night

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:00

Each year, my husband and I try to plan our Valentine’s Day to include our kids for at least part of the time. We think it’s important that they know they are our valentines too - and the makings of a family date night are always a welcome change of pace. Below are a few movies that can genuinely be enjoyed by movie viewers of all ages. The Sound of Music Rated G Julie Andrews plays the governess who falls for a widower with six talented kids and turns them into the...

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Are the Kids Asleep Yet? Valentine’s Movies for Moms and Dads

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 05:00

  It’s Valentine’s Day and it's a weekend -- time for a little romance for mom and dad. You'd like to check out 50 Shades of Grey, but there's one little problem: you’ve got little ones and no babysitter. Don't give up! Here are some ideas for a romantic movie night in after the kids go to bed, with titles ranging from sweet and innocent to a little more spicy. Three Sweet Options: These films won’t turn a sleepy request for a glass of...

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News Briefs: More 'Fifty Shades' Sequels Coming; 'Boyhood' Wins British Academy Awards

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 02:31

Fifty Shades of Grey: Both Fifty Shades of Grey sequels will be adapted for the big screen, according to director Sam Taylor-Johnson. After the first book in the trilogy by E.L. James was published to great success, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed were also big sellers, and now advance ticket sales for the first movie adaptation, due in theaters on February 13, have apparently ensured that the sequels will be transformed as well. [MTV]...

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Seth Rogen and Zac Efron Return for 'Neighbors 2' in 2016 -- Here's What It's About

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:04

Universal ain't done bro'ing around with Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, as they've announced a sequel to the hit Neighbors is due in theaters May 13, 2016. The first film -- about a married couple (Rogen and Rose Byrne) that moves in next door to a raucous fraternity lead by Efron -- scored a whopping $268 million at the worldwide box office, and fans are hungry for more. The stars are all back, as well as director Nicholas Stoller, but this time Rogen and Byrne enlist...

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Are More 'Hunger Games' Movies Coming After 'Mockingjay'?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 09:38

Though the final Hunger Games installment, The Hunger Games -- Mockingjay Part 2, is set for release this November 20, that may not necessarily be the end of the franchise. Lionsgate has announced that in addition to Mockingjay -- Part 2 opening in IMAX 3D, the studio is also considering more Hunger Games movies. Deadline reports that Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer confirmed that they are "actively looking at some development and thinking about prequel and...

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News Briefs: First Look at Stephen King's 'Cell'; 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' Trailer Debuts

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 21:17

Cell: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson and Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan) are featured in the first official photo from Cell, a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's 2006 best-selling novel. The horror thriller takes place after a mysterious signal causes cell phone users to become murderously violent. A theatrical release is targeted for later this year. [Collider]   Taken 3: Liam Neeson's action thriller Taken 3 has already earned twice as much in overseas territories...

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See the Freaky First Trailer for 'Poltergeist'

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:25

When it comes to classic horror movies, you don't get more iconic than 1982's Poltergeist. The Steven Spielberg-produced movie, about a family haunted by evil spirits in their house, is one of the more inventive spooky thrillers, known for its unforgettable imagery (like the little girl in front of a television screen) and overall creepy tone. This July 24 those spirits (and that tone) return to screens in a remake that stars Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt as the parents in an...

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Watch Chris Pratt, Chris Evans and Jimmy Fallon Photobomb Football Fans

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 07:01

While you were at home enjoying the Super Bowl and the movie trailers that came with it -- including spots for Avengers: Age of Ultron and Jurassic World -- the stars of those two summer 2015 blockbusters were at the big game. Chris Evans and Chris Pratt attended together and even had a wager on the outcome, because the former was rooting for the New England Patriots while the latter is a Seattle Seahawks fan. The Patriots won, but the stars have settled their bet...

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News Briefs: Watch an Extended 'Furious 7' Trailer Featuring Exciting New Footage

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 03:19

Furious 7 Trailer: A new trailer for Furious 7 expands upon the TV spot that recently debuted during the Super Bowl, featuring new footage of a confrontation between Dwayne Johnson and the villainous Jason Statham, as well as more story details involving Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and friends. The movie comes to theaters on April 3. [Universal]   Robotech: A new attempt is being made to bring a movie version of the popular 1980s anime series Robotech to the big...

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Exclusive Infographic - 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:20

Looking for the perfect "date night" movie? Well, before you make your decision, be sure to check out the Fandango exclusive infographic below for the ideal equation to ensure success. When you add up the numbers, Kingsman: The Secret Service looks like the correct answer.  Come on, Sam Jackson and puppies? Hard to argue with that math. Be sure to see Kingsman: The Secret Service in theaters February 13. 

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First 'Poltergeist'-Remake Images Are Eerily Familiar

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:11

The first images from the upcoming Poltergeist remake have arrived online ahead of the film's debut trailer, due this Friday. And for you fans of the original 1982 version, the pics might look a little familiar. Director Gil Kenan told USA Today that "The film is super scary. And it's scary on its own terms." And while we assume that means this new take on the story of a family living in a house at the epicenter of a gateway to the Other Side will have plenty of...

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First 'Poltergeist' Remake Images Are Eerily Familiar

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:11

The first images from the upcoming Poltergeist remake have arrived online ahead of the film's debut trailer, due this Friday. And for you fans of the original 1982 version, the pics might look a little familiar. Director Gil Kenan told USA Today that "The film is super-scary. And it's scary on its own terms." And while we assume that means this new take on the story of a family living in a house at the epicenter of a gateway to the Other Side will have plenty of...

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Watch: Channing Tatum's Dance Moves Rock Out the First Trailer for 'Magic Mike XXL'

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:53

The first Magic Mike was meant to be a low-budget passion project for Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh, but it quickly turned into a phenomenon, grabbing $167 million worldwide to go with the high fan demand for a sequel. Well, Tatum and the boys will not let you down, and the first trailer for Magic Mike XXL (in theaters July 1) is here and fully ready to grind all up on ya.  Check it out below. Billed as a road movie that follows the continuing story of stripper...

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News Briefs: Charlie Hunnam Heads to 'Lost City of Z'; First, Transfixing Trailer for Ryan Gosling's 'Lost River'

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 22:29

The Lost City of Z: Charlie Hunnam (above in Pacific Rim), who was cast in the lead role for Fifty Shades of Grey before dropping out, now finds himself in the opposite situation: he's replacing Benedict Cumberbatch in a lead role in The Lost City of Z. Based on a true story about an explorer searching the Amazon, the adventure also stars Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller and will be directed by James Gray. [The Hollywood Reporter]   Stargate: The proposed remake of...

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Watch: Meet Sandra Bullock's Scarlet Overkill in New 'Minions' Trailer

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:57

Anyone who's even remotely familiar with Comic-Con will have a good time with this second trailer for Minions, due in theaters on July 10. The Despicable Me spin-off tracks the bumbling misadventures of Stuart, Kevin and Bob as they attempt to find a supervillain to serve, and according to this latest preview their quest will take them to none other than Villain-Con in Orlando, Florida. (Just picture Comic-Con, but with a lot more villains.) It's there that they meet Scarlet Overkill...

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New 'Jurassic World' Website Lets You Watch Live Webcams from the Doomed Park

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 08:58

With our recent first glimpse of the new Jurassic World dinosaur and the Super Bowl trailer, we can't get enough Jurassic these days -- so we're happy to report the recent launch of JurassicWorld.com, a simulation of a real Jurassic World website complete with park map, photos, guide to attractions and more.  It's chock-full of useful things like a meter showing how full the park is and real-time updates for how...

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News Briefs: Anna and Elsa Return in New Images from Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 22:14

Frozen Fever: Disney's blockbuster Frozen has inspired a sequel that should warm up fans, as new images suggest. The animated short-subject Frozen Fever again stars the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad. The movie revolves around a birthday party and features numerous changes in the lives of the characters; it will be shown before Disney's Cinderella, which opens in theaters on March 13. [USA Today]    ...

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Watch: A Spicy New 'Fifty Shades' Clip, Plus: Virtually Tour Christian Grey's Sexy Apartment

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:19

With a reported one-fifth of Fifty Shades of Grey consisting of sex scenes, there’s still a lot that can be shown in the marketing for the much-anticipated movie. But the fans want to see something as close to that 20% as can be revealed, so we've got a new teaser clip involving some suggestive flirting inside of a hardware store plus an interactive tour of Christian Grey’s apartment. In the following scene, Christian (Jamie Dornan) visits the shop where Ana Steele (Dakota...

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